Synopses & Reviews
This acknowledged classic is really two books in one, and the only guide anyone aspiring to own a greenhouse will ever need. First, there's complete coverage on designing, constructing, and managing a greenhouse, with information on site selection, materials, heating, environmental control, and soil sterilization. Then, a comprehensive gardening manual provides detailed advice on choosing, caring for, and cultivating the actual plants, whether they're luscious tomatoes under glass or exotic orchids. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs that explain each topic, this invaluable, inspirational source of ideas and techniques features everything from inception to harvest; the latest information on modern greenhouse methods and materials; and essential advice on controlling greenhouse pests, diseases, and other disorders. Every plant is included: vegetables, fruits, pot plants, shrubs, flowers, bulbs, cacti, ferns, orchids, alpines, and more. So if you imagine enjoying vividly colored blooms or sampling succulent melons even in the dead of winter, here's how to make those dreams come true. "A Selection of the Garden Book Club.
Featuring the latest information on modern greenhouse methods and materials, this classic covers everything from construction to cultivation of hundreds of plants, including pest and disease control. Learn successful greenhouse management, from siting to design to the best building materials. Every plant is included: vege-tables, fruits, pot plants, shrubs, flowers, and more.
A manual on every aspect of greenhouse gardening, from the design and construction, through the modern aids and techniques of greenhouse keeping, to planting and maintenance. It includes detailed advice on choosing, cultivating and caring for all greenhouse plants.